Posts tagged preschool
Teacher Feature: Meet Ms. Catharine and Ms. Lesley

May 2, 2016

Recently there was a question on my neighborhood listserv. A family had just been accepted into SSDS and was looking for feedback to decide whether they should attend. I shared our experiences as a new family in the school, a...
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A ‘Secret’ Bakery Sweetens a Community

March 22, 2016

It’s easy to miss it. After all, Woodmoor Pastry Shop sits in an unassuming strip of stores pressed back from a busy intersection. But for those in the know, for decades, Woodmoor Pastry Shop has made an indelible and delectable...
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Forget the Kids! Are YOU Ready for Kindergarten?

March 10, 2016

As we move past the halfway mark of the school year, many parents of the pre-K kids are coming to terms with the end of our days at Silver Spring Day School, and the start of the big and scary...
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Stuck: Things to Do When Your Block Is Snowed In

February 20, 2016

Snowzilla is behind us. Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow. Though spring may actually be around the corner, what happens if Mother Nature dumps that one last load of snow? Luckily, the families and teachers at SSDS are here...
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Family-Friendly Ways to Handle Holiday Stress

December 18, 2015

I was really looking forward to putting up the tree this year, but things went wrong quickly. We had brought up our boxes of Christmas ornaments from the basement. While my husband and I strung lights on the tree, Emma,...
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Teacher Feature Meet 2 New Members Of Our SSDS Team

December 8, 2015

After my return from several weeks of international travel, my three-year-old son, who is in Beth Clawson’s class, told me, “Mummy, I love you…and I love Ms. Beth.” In my child’s mind, SSDS has become a part of the extended...
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